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Online shoppers have been warned by the competition watchdog to be wary of scammers masquerading as legitimate online retailers selling well-known brands at “too-good-to-be-true prices”.

Published in Security

Scammers have fleeced more than $27,000 from unsuspecting Australians this year, targeting many with bogus calls, supposedly from the Department of Human Services or Centrelink, targeting pensions and unemployment benefits.

Published in Strategy

On the eve of the Melbourne Cup, gamblers have been warned by Scamwatch that “confidence tricksters” are on the hunt for more victims. The warning comes in a year when Australians have already lost more than one million dollars to “con artists” pushing sports investment.

Published in Strategy
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